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Getting to Know Your #CanLitPit Publishers: Thistledown Press

By |August 9th, 2016|

Before #CanLitPit on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, learn more about Thistledown Press! On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, Canadian writers from coast to coast are invited to pitch their unpublished and polished manuscripts as part of #CanLitPit (Canadian Literature Pitch). Using the hashtag #CanLitPit as well as manuscript specific age and genre hashtags, writers will be [...]

#CanLitPit Twitter Pitch Event Reminders

By |August 8th, 2016|

Everything You Need to Know Before Pitch Day! We’re only a few short days away from #CanLitPit taking over Twitter on Wednesday, August 10, 2016! Over the past few weeks, we have had quite a number of great questions regarding everything from how to participate to self-published authors. In this post, we’ve provided an overview [...]

Common Pitchfalls of Twitter Pitch Events

By |August 8th, 2016|

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Participating in Twitter Pitch Events The saying “I wrote you a long letter because I didn’t have time to write you a short one” wasn’t written about Twitter pitches, but it might as well have been. The successful Twitter pitch packs compelling conflict into a microscopic space. Authors often get [...]

Getting to Know Your #CanLitPit Publishers: Coteau Books

By |August 6th, 2016|

Before #CanLitPit on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, learn more about Coteau Books! On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, Canadian writers from coast to coast are invited to pitch their unpublished and polished manuscripts as part of #CanLitPit (Canadian Literature Pitch). Using the hashtag #CanLitPit as well as manuscript specific age and genre hashtags, writers will be [...]

Getting to Know Your #CanLitPit Literary Agents: Transatlantic Agency’s Stephanie Sinclair

By |August 5th, 2016|

Before #CanLitPit on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, learn more about Stephanie Sinclair! On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, Canadian writers from coast to coast are invited to pitch their unpublished and polished manuscripts as part of #CanLitPit (Canadian Literature Pitch). Using the hashtag #CanLitPit as well as manuscript specific age and genre hashtags, writers will be [...]

Getting to Know Your #CanLitPit Publishers: Goose Lane Editions

By |August 4th, 2016|

Before #CanLitPit on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, learn more about Goose Lane Editions! On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, Canadian writers from coast to coast are invited to pitch their unpublished and polished manuscripts as part of #CanLitPit (Canadian Literature Pitch). Using the hashtag #CanLitPit as well as manuscript specific age and genre hashtags, writers will [...]

#CanLitPit Pitch Workshop

By |August 3rd, 2016|

Learn How to Craft Engaging and Thought-Provoking Pitches With #CanLitPit one week away, it’s time to write and refine your pitches! Creating an engaging and thought-provoking pitch while following the #CanLitPit guidelines will be a challenge. However, the entire team at DigiWriting and participating #CanLitPit publishers and literary agents know that Canadian writers are up [...]

How to Craft a Winning Twitter Party Pitch

By |February 1st, 2016|

5 Helpful Reminders for #Pit2Pub! Excitement among participating writers and publishers has reached a fever pitch (pun intended) with #Pit2Pub only a few days away. Have you begun to write your pitches yet? As a participating writer, you’ll want to have your pitches ready to go, along with your finished and polished manuscript. If you’ve [...]

The Write Stuff: Getting the Most from Scrivener

By |September 14th, 2015|

Frequently Asked Questions About Scrivener The folks behind the writing tool Scrivener answer some of our questions.   What can Scrivener be used for? For what is it ideally suited?  Scrivener can be used for any form of writing. Whilst probably not the go-to application for a single page letter, it would definitely be a boon [...]

I Am A Writer Series – Writing Tips From Author Anita Seymour Davison

By |June 15th, 2015|

Q&A With Author Anita Seymour Davison Want to know what other writers think? Check out our I Am A Writer series where we ask writers to share tips, experiences, and thoughts about what matters to them. How does your geographic location affect your writing? I have moved about quite a lot during my life, which might [...]

Literary Insights: El Tren De La Muerte

By |June 8th, 2015|

Writing The Immigrant Journey Enrique (whose last name is never disclosed to protect his privacy) was only five years old when his mother left him behind in Honduras to begin a new life in the United States. Lourdes believed the separation from her son would last no longer than a year while she earned enough support [...]

I Am A Writer Series – Writing Tips From Author Heatherly Bell

By |May 18th, 2015|

Q&A With Author Heatherly Bell Want to know what other writers think? Check out our I Am A Writer series where we ask writers to share tips, experiences, and thoughts about what matters to them. Which do you find harder to write: the beginning or the conclusion? Absolutely the conclusion. I always start out of the [...]